By the Numbers: FVP Platinum Battery Shootout for the World of Outlaws at Lakeside Speedway

By: Tony Veneziano

KANSAS CITY, KS — October 17, 2017 — The World of Outlaws Craftsman® Sprints Car Series returns to Lakeside Speedway in Kansas City, Kansas for the eighth consecutive year on Friday for the FVP Platinum Battery Shootout. A different driver has visited victory lane in each of the last six Outlaws races at the historic oval. When the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series rolls into Lakeside Speedway, just six nights of racing will remain on the season, putting even more emphasis on each position in the point standings.

Read more: Lakeside Speedway: By The Numbers

All Dirt Roads Lead to Charlotte

Textron Off Road World Finals closes out racing season on November 2-4, 2017

CONCORD, NC — Oct. 17, 2017 — The 2017 racing season is made up of 252 days between February and November. During this time, every mile traveled, every lap around a racetrack, every dirt road leads to The Dirt Track at Charlotte Motor Speedway for the Textron Off Road World Finals on November 2-4.

The World of Outlaws Craftsman® Sprint Car Series, the World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series and the Super DIRTcar Series will once again meet on one of racing’s biggest stages to close out the racing season and crown their series champions. Read more: Storylines to Watch Out for Heading into World Finals

WEEDSPORT, NY – October 15, 2017 – Due to nearly 100% chance of heavy rainfall throughout the afternoon and evening, World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series officials have been forced to cancel Sunday’s Empire State Challenge at the Weedsport Speedway.

Read more: Rain Forces Cancellation of Empire State Challenge at Weedsport Speedway

Outlaws Set to Return to Dodge City for Outlaw Boot Hill Showdown

Concord, NC – October 13, 2017 – After taking a year absence from Dodge City Raceway Park in 2016, the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series returns to the semi-banked 3/8th oval on Friday and Saturday October 27 and 28 with the running of the Outlaw Boot Hill Showdown.

Read more: Outlaws Set to Return to Dodge City for Outlaw Boot Hill Showdown

They're doing big things at Port Royal Speedway and we've got promoter Steve O'Neal on the show this week to hear all about what's happening. It's Open Red, the Official Podcast of the World of Outlaws!

Read more: Open Red Ep 67 - Steve O'Neal

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Your Chance to Race and Sleep in the DIRT with Style and Comfort

CONCORD, NC – Oct. 12, 2017 — The World of Outlaws and Slumberjack are teaming up to offer you a unique opportunity to win the ultimate racetrack camping and tailgating setup: $2000 worth of Slumberjack and World of Outlaws gear.

“We’ve been providing sportsman with great outdoor gear for over 50 years now,” said Excell Outdoors Marketing Maven Marily Melis. “I went to a dirt race last month, saw all the race fans camping, and it just made sense."

Read more: World of Outlaws Teams up with Slumberjack for Unique Offer

Fresh off a big win at the National Open, David Gravel and CJB Motorsports crew chief Barry Jackson is on the show this week to talk about the win, his team's season, working with Gravel and more. It's Open Red, the Official Podcast of the World of Outlaws!

Read more: Open Red Ep 66 - Barry Jackson

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World of Outlaws to Add another Chapter to History at Lakeside Speedway on October 20

By: Tony Veneziano

KANSAS CITY, KS — Oct. 4, 2017 — The World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series has a deep history at Lakeside Speedway in Kansas City, Kansas. Visiting the track for the first time back in 1980, the winners list from past Outlaws event at Lakeside is a “Who’s Who” of the sport. Another chapter will be added to this rich history on Friday, October 20 as the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series hits the track for the FVP Platinum Battery Shootout.

Read more: Outlaws Take on Kansas at Month's End

He's been crew member on the 69K in Pennsylvania for Don Kreitz Jr. for 20 years and there's a parody Twitter account based on a photo of him. Calvin Knapp joins the show this week to talk about racing in PA, using all his vacation time to chase races, and of course Cardboard Calvin. It's Open Red, the Official Podcast of the World of Outlaws!

Read more: Open Red Ep 65 - Calvin Knapp

Outlaws Return to Ohsweken Speedway for a Two-Day Event in 2018

Outlaws Return for a Special Two-Day Event on July 23-24, 2018

CONCORD, N.C. — Sept. 27, 2017 — The World of Outlaws Craftsman® Sprint Car Series returns to Canada’s Ohsweken Speedway for a two-day event in 2018. Burger Barn presents the Northern Summer Nationals is scheduled for Monday, July 23, 2018 and the Arrow Express presents the Six Nations Showdown will cap off the two-day event on Tuesday, July 24, 2018.

Read more: Outlaws Return to Ohsweken Speedway for Two-Day Event in 2018



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